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Tinted Lip Balm Challenge From @lauraclontz

Y'all know we can't resist a challenge, right? We received a tweet from OB fan @lauraclontz asking us to find a chapstick with some tint, saying, "Lipsticks are too harsh, and I'm not a fan of glosses." Well. We're lip balm addicts, and we've rounded up a few of our faves, old and new, for you to try...

BeneTint Lip Balm ($20) - A play on the original BeneTint lip & cheek stain, this translucent rosy-colored balm has a light rose petal fragrance, SPF 15, and Vitamin E. It offers a sheer, lightly shiny finish and guaranteed softness.

Fresh Sugar Rosé Tinted Lip Treatment SPF 15 ($15) - We've told you people 'bout this before. It's got a buildable sheer red-pink tint, SPF 15, and a boost o' hydration... Plus, it smells totally yummy.

Guerlain Terracotta Baume Au Coeur High-Shine Soothing Lip Balm ($30) - A little pricey and shiny, maybe, but the ingredients list won us over: wild mango butter and marula oil for moisturization, and luffa oil to restore lipidic balance. The cap even has a mirror for on-the-go-touchups. Comes in 3 light shades.

Ole Henriksen African Red Tea Exfoliating Lip Salvation ($15) - Chockablock full of antioxidant- & mineral-rich red tea, this stuff has antiviral & antibacterial properties in addition to exfoliants and soothing emollients. You get a light shine and a hint of pink tint.

Smith's Rosebud Perfume Co. Three Layers of Lavish Lip Balm ($16 for 3pc set) - This set of three Rosebud Perfume Co. Salves includes Strawberry, a pale pink, Minted Rose, a light berry, and the original Rosebud Salve, a blush hue. All three contain essential oils and a little will go a loooong way.

Tarte Slide-Tin Lip Balm ($12) - SPF 15 and sunflower seed oil help protect & soften lips, and the three sheer tints are derived from natural mineral pigments. Plus, the old school slide-top tin is super convenient!

Comments


Karen

Posted on 10.28.09 at 5:22 PM

I love the Fresh Sugar tinted lip treatment, but it is 23.00, not 15.00. A little goes a long way.

hallie

Posted on 10.29.09 at 7:47 AM

I live and die by Burt's Bees Lip Shimmer in Merlot, Nutmeg and Raisin. Conditions and colors all in one, and 100% natural. Bargain price of $5.00.

Ouidad

Posted on 10.29.09 at 9:58 AM

These are some really great, glossy colors, especially for Fall. Really love that Sugar stuff, you’re so right, it does smell totally yummy!
Linda for Ouidad

Liz!

Posted on 11.01.09 at 6:44 PM

I recommend the Nivea Kiss of Flavor. It's a stick balm - and sooo inexpensive. The passionfruit one is slightly purple (subtle and flattering), but the cherry one is rather bright red.

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